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everyone -- break your bow? >> i started by covering everyone who lost. hillary clinton, when she was supposed to be president. this was after i was the conventional wisdom was that hillary was supposed to be president. i said, i cannot deal with it. i quit my job at newsweek and went to afghanistan. >> you would take afghanistan over mccain? wow. i do not know what that says. >> it does not say anything positive to either of us. now then i wrote a piece complaining about this great journalism job i have, but in 2012 i realized i met the editor. he said he was looking for somebody to cover obama. he said, i am not offering you a job. i said, i do not want your job. we went back and forth, and to have six months or nine months covering somebody who is a historical figure would be a great opportunity as a journalist. >> covering obama this last time. as that made you return to your vow to never do it again kamakura or is it making you want to go out and do it again, especially if hillary clinton is on the campaign trail? >> i think my days of following the press train are over. i wa
lew served in the clinton administration. i think he worked in the omb in the, you know, office of management of the budget. and he was one of the key players in helping pass the repeal of glass-steagall. and, you know, this is kind of the way it works. it's not a one to one, you know, obvious connection. but, you know, glass-steagall was repealed specifically to legalize the merger of citigroup. and, you know, coincidentally bob rubin, who was the treasury secretary and jack lew end up working at citigroup five, ten years later. and they make enormous amounts of money. and then they go back to government. and again, this is just sort of this merry-go-round that everybody in washington knows about. and that's the way it works. >> how do you explain president obama's attitude in this? when he was running for president, he promised the close the revolving door. and he seemed genuinely shocked at the collapse of the financial system and the banks' role in it. but he also was raking in massive campaign contributions from these very people. did those investments, did those contributi
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